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The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.

If you wish to apply for this position, the deadline is Open Until Filled. Please note the following application options for this position:
  • Applicants are Encouraged to Apply Online
  • By Mailing to the Department of Human Resources, ATTN: SENIOR MANAGER OF ENERGY SERVICES, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608
    (If applying via US Mail, please include a completed Application Questionnaire & VSID)
Title
SENIOR MANAGER OF ENERGY SERVICES
Department/Division
Sustainability and Resilience
Apply Start Date
07/15/2022
Apply End Date
Open Until Filled
Type
Full Time
Hours
40 Per Week
Wage
$91,124 - $120,344 annually
Description

SENIOR MANAGER OF ENERGY SERVICES
SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE
CITY OF WORCESTER

The City of Worcester, Department of Sustainability and Resilience, seeks applicants for the position of Senior Manager of Energy Services to contribute toward the implementation of the ambitious goals of the 2021 Green Worcester Sustainability and Resilience Strategic Plan (GWP). The Senior Manager plays a key role in helping the city meet its goal of Net Zero City Operations (i.e. 100% net zero energy for municipal facilities) by 2030 through planning and overseeing the implementation of a variety of energy projects to include solar PV systems, electric vehicle charging stations (EVCS), energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, and pre-construction and construction administrative tasks. Other responsibilities include advising on the development and implementation of potential community energy projects; contributing toward the development of internal recommendations for adaptation/resilience strategies for critical city-owned buildings; reviewing available studies and reports related to opportunities to reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, and developing recommendations for solutions or courses of action; assisting with development of grant applications; and assisting with preparation of administrative budgets and budget analyses related to energy.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of effective energy efficiency and renewable energy policy and projects, and an understanding of the values of the Green Worcester Sustainability and Resilience Strategic Plan.
  • Working knowledge of MGL Chapter 30B, Chapter 149, and Chapter 149A.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical and mechanical building operation, construction and maintenance materials, practices, equipment and systems.
  • Experience reading and understanding construction plans and CSI three part specifications.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of standard productivity software (MS-Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc.)
  • Highly developed interpersonal, problem-solving, analytical, leadership and verbal and written communication skills and strong data analysis skills.
  • Ability to administer and oversee contracts and manage vendors to execute energy projects.
  • Ability to exercise considerable independent judgement in determining the best course of action during design and construction, as well as ongoing maintenance of energy efficiency and renewable energy projects.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse populations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Associate’s Degree in Building Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Project Management, or related field.
  • Three to Five (3-5) years of experience doing building energy efficiency, renewable energy, or related project management work.
  • Experience with common building ECMs (Energy Conservation Measures), including but not limited to HVAC upgrades, insulation, and more; OR,
    • An equivalent combination of education & experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the required duties of the position will be considered in lieu of the above mentioned requirements.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) credentials, Certified Energy Auditor (CEA), Building Operator Certification (BOC), Home Energy Rating System (HERS), LEED, and/or similar credentials.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of standard productivity software (MS-Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc.)
  • Normal manual dexterity, visual acuity.
  • Ability to travel to off-site locations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Project Management, or related field.
  • Eight (8+) or more years of experience doing building energy efficiency, renewable energy, or related project management work.
  • Two (2+) or more years of experience overseeing municipal, state or federal construction projects, including experience reviewing and managing design, bidding, construction and commissioning of projects over $1M.
  • Professional Engineer registration.

SALARY RANGE: $91,124 - $120,344 annually, full-time, exempt, with an excellent benefits package.

To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Open until filled, applications received on or before FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2022 will receive preference. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.

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